Cards in the News - Saturday

Links to all the Cardinals news you'll need today!


Game Write-Ups
"Carpenter stars in masterpiece theater"
By Joe Strauss, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Carpenter, Cards shut out Astros"
By The Associated Press/Belleville News-Democrat

"Astros lose it on the bases"
By Jose De Jesus Ortiz, Houston Chronicle

"Astros let Pettitte gem go for naught"
By Alyson Footer, MLB

"Carpenter crafts masterpiece in opener"
By Matthew Leach, MLB

"Marquis aims to solve control issues"
By Matthew Leach, MLB

"Notes: Edmonds shrugs off slump"
By Matthew Leach, MLB

"Cardinals deal false KTRS says"
By Belleville News-Democrat

"Edmonds moves to No. 2 in order"
By Joe Strauss, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Cards interested in Marrero?"
By Joe Strauss, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Eldred buoyed by faith, family"
By Kary Booher, Springfield News-Leader

"Cards blank Astros"
by Fox Sports(Scroll down for link)

Cardinals Game Highlights
by MLB(Scroll down to mid-page under heading "Sights and Sounds")

AAA – Round Rock Express 9, Memphis Redbirds 0
"Express sends 'Birds to third straight loss"
By Memphis Commercial Appeal staff

"Express rally past Redbirds" (Thursday's game)
- Memphis Redbirds press release

From the Memphis Redbirds website -
"Reyes Pitcher of the Month Cards No. 1 prospect is organization's top hurler in May

Memphis, TN – Memphis pitcher Anthony Reyes has been named the St. Louis organization's Pitcher of the Month for May. During the month Reyes tossed two complete games and went 3-1 in his six starts with a 2.06 ERA. He fanned 32 batters and walked only nine in 39.1 innings. His best performance was a one-hit shutout at Portland on May 19. For the season Reyes is 5-2 with a 2.51 ERA."

AA – Springfield Cardinals 4, Frisco RoughRiders 3
"Leek, Rust get win for Cardinals"
By Lyndal Scranton, Springfield News-Leader

"Cards Smellin' .500 with Victory"
- Springfield Cardinals press release

High-A – Jupiter Hammerheads 4, Palm Beach Cardinals 3 (10)
"Hammerheads come from behind to win in 10"
- Palm Beach Cardinals press release

Low-A – Fort Wayne Wizards 4, Swing of the Quad Cities 3 (10)
"Swing lose heartbreaker"
- Swing of the Quad Cities press release

Other Minor League News
"Baseball's Guessing Game Begins"
By Fred Bierman, New York Times

"Ringolsby: Draft not a breeze with holdouts"
By Tracy Ringolsby, Rocky Mountain News

Elsewhere in Baseball
"Baseball notes: June 4th"
Compiled by the Memphis Commercial Appeal

"Enough with the trade talk: Home is sweet for Clemens"
By Richard Justice, Houston Chronicle

"Former Cardinals have had mixed results"
By Bernie Miklasz, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"McCaffery: Wade about to face a powerful decision"
By Jack McCaffery, Delaware County Daily Times

"Mets showing interest in ex-Reds closer Graves"
By Ken Davidoff and Anthony Rieber, Newsday

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